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8:45 am EDT
Morning Coffee with the Exhibitors

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networking with your conference exhibitors to hear the latest in industry products

12:00 am EDT
Qualia Demo: How Flexible Technology Can Unify & Grow Your Business::Qualia Demo Session : How Flexible Technology Can Unify & Grow Your Business

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Session Description: 

The real estate industry has made great strides toward digital solutions, but many of these new options are designed to solve a single benefit for one audience. Technology that looks at the real estate ecosystem holistically is needed to create a truly seamless, end-to-end homebuying experience.  Having a flexible infrastructure can empower all parties from title & escrow businesses, mortgage lenders, title insurers, real estate agents, home buyers, and sellers to work more effectively together on a secure, single system of record. Providing transparency throughout the process and facilitating communication and document sharing. 

 

This session will demonstrate how choosing the right technology with a flexible infrastructure is key to bridging the gap between transaction parties to deliver the home purchase experience consumers expect.


Qualia Demo featuring
 Jamie Kump, Director of High Growth Accounts
Heather Siegel, Senior Account Director, Connect

Moderators

Jaime Kump, Director of High Growth Accounts

Heather Siegel, Senior Account Director

12:00 am EDT
Opening General Session: What’s In Store for Real Estate In 2021: An Economists Perspective::Opening General Session: What’s In Store for Real Estate In 2021: An Economists Perspective

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What’s In Store for Real Estate In 2021: An Economists Perspective

Speaker(s)

Danielle Hale, Chief Economist

Moderators

Ken Trepeta, President & Executive Director

Jim Lipton, Director of Strategic Accounts

12:00 am EDT
What's New in Valuations Since the MSA FAQs?

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The landscape for Marketing Service Agreements was greatly clarified by the CFPB's October 2020 FAQs. Meanwhile, it appears that new leadership is on the way for the CFPB. Hear all about the latest trends in valuation of RESPA sensitive services, including MSAs, lead purchases, and social media co-marketing from Mark Meyer, CEO of MLinc Solutions, LLP and Attorney Brian Levy. 

Speaker(s)

Brian Levy, Of Counsel

Mark Meyer, Founder & CEO

Moderators

Phil Schulman, Partner

12:00 am EDT
Platforms, Point Solutions, and the Digitally-Connected Real Estate Ecosystem 

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The real estate industry is undergoing a major technological transformation. Consumer expectations and technical literacy are driving change fast, resulting in an influx of new tools promising greater productivity and efficiency. The industry has made great strides toward digital solutions.

Speaker(s)

Max Lamb, Business Development

Moderators

Bill Svoboda, Entrepreneur

12:00 am EDT
The New Focus on Fair Housing and Fair Lending—What You Need to Know and Should Be Considering

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With the country’s continued focus on racial injustice, consumer protection regulators, such as the CFPB and related state regulators, like the recently formed Consumer Protection and Financial Enforcement Division of New York’s Department of Financial Services, are prioritizing initiatives to ensure consumers are provided with fair, equitable, and non-discriminatory access to housing and credit. Given this sharpened focus, compliance with fair lending and fair housing laws and regulations should jump to the top of your compliance program assessment and review plan. Come hear our experts discuss recent trends in fair housing and fair lending enforcement, related compliance program elements and enhancements regulators expect and additional ways to mitigate the risk of running afoul of these important laws and regulations and being on the receiving end of an investigative demand.  

Speaker(s)

Jay Varon, Partner

Lewis Zirogiannis, Partner

Jacqueline Hayduk, Foley Associate

Moderators

John Birmingham Jr., Partner

12:00 am EDT
The Other Required Use - ABAs v. RESPA Section 9

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ABAs must ensure they don’t require the use of affiliates, but what does that mean? And don’t forget about sellers! RESPA Section 9 is sometimes overshadowed by RESPA Section 8. Come learn about prohibitions on sellers and other “required use” considerations. 

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Loretta Salzano, Founding Partner

Holly Spencer Bunting, Partner

Moderators

Phil Schulman, Partner

12:00 am EDT
Virtual Luncheon & Learn The Remote Impact - Driving Engagement in a Distance Workplace

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This past year, companies creatively and rapidly shifted their workplaces to a remote environment. This new model challenged management to find new and existing ways to engage employees on a deeper level.

Speaker(s)

Tracy Berger, Senior Vice President & Talent Development

Moderators

Mike Ryan, Partner

12:00 am EDT
Mergers & Acquisitions in the Title Industry; Business and Legal Considerations 

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This session will review who is buying title companies and why as well as all practical considerations involved in buying and selling a title company. We will also focus on regulatory and legal issues so that the end result will be a comprehensive overview of everything a title agency owner needs to know about buying and selling title companies.

Speaker(s)

Howard Turk, Founder and Managing Director

Francis "Trip" Riley, Partner

Steve Donelson, J.D., LL.M., MBA, Managing Director

Moderators

Charles "Chuck" Cain, SVP

12:00 am EDT
Credit Reporting under the CARES Act 

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The COVID pandemic has caused financial turmoil for many consumers. For those companies that offer accommodations to help consumers during these challenging times, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) imposes specific requirements on how those companies can furnish information about such accommodations to consumer reporting agencies. This session will discuss these requirements and offer practical guidance on how to implement financial accommodations in a way that is compliant under the CARES Act. 

Speaker(s)

Kim Phan, Partner

Moderators

Brian Levy, Of Counsel

12:00 am EDT
How Old Republic Exchange Can Help You Grow Your Business

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Attention: Title agents, Brokers, Realtors, Builders or Lenders – learn how Old Republic 1031 Exchange we can provide value to your business by offering the following:

1. Provide educational presentations to your client or customers (CLE, CE or General Education)

2. Ability to properly coach potential investor clients about important steps in the exchange (initial contract clause; how to properly vet a qualified intermediary; knowledge of timelines and restrictions on access to money) empowers broker to market services to investor owned property and necessarily extends the reach of the broker to all investor owned property.

3. Coach the agent to be able to better identify a 1031 exchange “prospect”. This adds value to your clients and/or customers who might not otherwise had known about a 1031 option.

4. Expansion of target base and client base as “One-Stop Shop”.

5. Potential for Realtors and Brokers to double commissions within 180 days


Speaker(s)

Katherine "Kassie" Pantelakis, ​Senior Vice President & National Sales Manager

Katie Petty, Old Republic

Moderators

Jenny Isgett, SVP, Business Development Manager National Agency Services

12:00 am EDT
CCPA to CPRA - Enhancing Privacy Compliance Systems

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Companies are still working hard to implement processes to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), but with the passage of the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), companies should be looking for ways to leverage their CCPA efforts to prepare for CPRA. 

Speaker(s)

Kim Phan, Partner

Moderators

John Scoknat, Partner

12:00 am EDT
How to Solicit Clients and Pursue Leads Without Running Afoul of the Ever Changing  TCPA (Telephone Consumer Protection Act) and its Onerous Damages Provisions

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The Residential Real Estate Industry is not exempt from and indeed has become subject to TCPA class action litigation. Damages under the TCPA can be staggering –i.e. $500-$1500 per each call, text, or fax to each individual. Come learn what suits have already been filed as well as the best practices to follow when pursuing leads or communicating with clients from Foley’s Jay Varon, Jen Keas and TCPA expert Michael Leffel.

Speaker(s)

Jennifer Keas, Partner and Consumer Financial Services Lawyer

Mike Leffel, Partner and Litigation Lawyer

Moderators

Jay Varon, Partner

12:00 am EDT
From Idea to Ideology - The Radical Advancement of Fraud

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An in-depth discussion of how the advancement of business email compromise has evolved into an international phenomenon. A review of recent fraud trends, money laundering networks and real-time fishing strategies that expose all real estate transaction providers to risk. The session will end with a review of action items that need to be taken to keep all transactions safe in 2021 and beyond.

Speaker(s)

Thomas Cronkright, CEO

Moderators

Lynette Hale-Lee, VP, Western Regional Manager

12:00 am EDT
Closing General Session: The Twin Challenge of 2021- Compliance and COVID

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The likelihood of a more stringent enforcement environment in the coming months and years has mortgage businesses reviewing and upgrading their compliance strategies. This panel will discuss the most probable focus of new enforcement, and the practical impact this will have for compliance. In particular, the panel will focus on deploying a continuous strategy replete with consistent oversight, management and QC, and how that can most practically be done.

Speaker(s)

Rich Andreano, Partner

Jim Paolino, Founder/CEO

Richard Douglass,

Moderators

Richard Douglass, Managing Partner

Francis "Trip" Riley, Partner

5:45 pm EDT
Networking Reception

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Networking Reception , please join us first  in zoom meeting by clicking the "WATCH SESSION" BUTTON for special instructions before heading over to KUMOSPACE to join RESPRO28 Attendees and Sponsors for an interactive Happy Hour !  

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